Smith Tower is available for private events of up to 80 people. With two distinctive spaces in The Observatory and Lookout lounge and deck, this truly unique and historic setting is perfect for receptions, special events, celebrations and one-of-a-kind gatherings of friends, family or co-workers.
The experience begins the minute your guests enter the building and enjoy being whisked up to the twenty-second floor Lookout lounge and deck or the thirty-fifth floor Observatory in an original 1914 Otis copper and brass elevator. Whether your guests are Seattle natives or visiting from afar, your event will be one to remember with breathtaking views and a gorgeous interior.
Stunning 360 degree views serve as the backdrop for your magnificent celebration.
From teambuilding to celebratory cocktails, Smith Tower is your ideal destination for memorable gatherings.
Designed for intimate celebrations to large soirées, an entirely new Smith Tower experience awaits.
Enjoy locally-inspired menus provided by Smith Tower Temperance café and bar.
Entering the Observatory, your guests will sense the drama and intrigue of a bygone era at Smith Tower featuring bootleggers, partygoers, world travelers, and teetotalers - and everything in between. Buyout the space for a reception of up to 80 people, or talk to our Event Management Team about customizing the perfect event to highlight all that the Observatory décor and theme have to offer. There isn't another Seattle event space with such an authentic built-in backdrop! Highlights include:
Catering provided by Smith Tower Temperance café and bar featuring an intriguing and fun menu of local favorites.
Bringing a group of 32 or less? Check out our Group Reservations options for day and evening.
Browse Provisions general store at street level, explore fascinating exhibits throughout, and enjoy Prohibition era-inspired Smith Tower Temperance café and bar on the Observatory level.